chapter  12
Childhood solid tumors
WithF. Macdonald, C.H.J. Ford, A.G. Casson
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Cancer in children and young adults is relatively rare but is still the major cause of death by disease in children aged one to 14. Mortality rates have however declined by about 47% since 1975. Details of childhood cancers can be found at www.cancerindex.org/ccw/.